A Systematical View of the Laws of England;: As Treated of in a Course of Vinerian Lectures, Read at Oxford, During a Series of Years, Commencing in Michaelmas Term, 1777, Volume 1
Thomas Payne, next the Mews-Gate, Castle-Street, St. Martin's., 1792
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Page 289 - Will you to the utmost of your power maintain the laws of God, the true profession of the gospel, and the Protestant reformed religion established by the law? And will you preserve unto the bishops and clergy of this realm, and to the churches committed to their charge, all such rights and privileges as by law do or shall appertain unto them, or any of them? King or queen: All this I promise to do.
Page 386 - That after the said limitation shall take effect as aforesaid, no person born out of the kingdoms of England, Scotland or Ireland or the dominions thereunto belonging (although he be naturalized or made a denizen, except such as are born of English parents) shall be capable to be of the privy council, or a member of either house of parliament, or to enjoy any office or place of trust, either civil or military, or to have any grant of lands, tenements or hereditaments from the crown to himself or...
Page 345 - ... by the authority of the canonical Scriptures, or by the first four general Councils, or any of them, or by any other general Council wherein the same was declared heresy by the express and plain words of the said canonical Scriptures...
Page 36 - Britain, when the lords declared by a majority of five, that no patent of honour granted to any peer of Great Britain, who was a peer of Scotland at the time of the Union, entitled such peer to sit and vote in parliament, or to sit upon the trial of peers.
Page 51 - ... at the table, well and truly to try the matter of the petition referred to them, and a true judgment to give according to the evidence ; and shall be a select committee to try and determine the merits of the return or election...
Page 38 - Britain, and enjoy all privileges of peers, as fully as enjoyed by the peers of England, except the right and privilege of sitting in the house of lords, and the privileges depending thereon...
Page 485 - There is a vast deal of difference between a new charter granted to a new corporation, (who must take it as it is given,) and a new charter given to a corporation already in being, and acting either under a former charter or under prescriptive usage. The latter, a corporation already existing, are not obliged to accept the new charter in toto, and to receive either all or none of it ; they may act partly under it, and partly under their old charter or prescription.
Page 497 - Where the power of making by-laws is in the body at large, they may delegate their right to a select body, who thus become the representative of the whole community.
Page 54 - Speaker is enabled to issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown to make out new Writs for the Election of Members of the House of Commons in certain Cases during the Recess of Parliament, after giving Fourteen Days...
Page 77 - Whereas by the ancient laws and statutes of this kingdom frequent Parliaments ought to be held, and whereas frequent and new Parliaments tend very much to the happy union and good agreement of the king and people...